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eSynch, Nacio and Iron Strategic Partners Work to Develop New Business Alliances
SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- eSynch Corp. (OTCBB:ESYN), which has entered into an escrow and proxy agreement granting eSynch control of voting and ownership rights of Nacio Systems, Inc., has announced it has entered into a business relationship with Iron Strategic Partners LLC, a California-based firm providing strategic planning, expertise, advice, support and related consulting services to the technology sector.
Sapa Inaugurates New Vertical Powder Coating Plant
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Thursday, October 10, the new vertical plant for powder coating at Sapa Lackering in Vetlanda, Sweden, will be inaugurated. The investment of 45 MSEK has a strategic importance for Sapa Profiler AB. The plant strengthens Sapa's (Other OTC:SPKKF) (Stockholm:SAPA) position as the leading profile supplier in Scandinavia.
Research About Environmental Economics Rewarded with Volvo Environment Prize
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo's (Nasdaq:VOLVY) Environment Prize 2002 was awarded today to Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and Professor Karl-Goran Maler. The two men were recognized for their pioneering research within environmental and resource economics. The Prize, an honorarium of SEK 1.5 million, was presented at an official ceremony in Goteborg, Sweden.
Scandiaconsult Expands Further Through Acquisition of Unico AS in Norway
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scandiaconsult (Stockholm:SCC) is strengthening its operations in Norway through the acquisition of Unico AS. Unico has 60 employees and works within the housing and industrial sectors as well as with in industry, building planning and project development. The turnover for 2001 amounted to about SEK 50 million. The company, established in 1969, is located in Kristiansand and in recent years has participated in several acclaimed Norwegian building projects such as Schibsted's new printing plant in Oslo. The takeover date is 1 January 2003.
Precise Biometrics AB
Precise Biometrics Fingerprint Readers Tested by Stockholm City Schools
LUND, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Precise Biometrics AB (publ) (Other OTC:PBMTF) (Stockholm:PRECa), which develops and markets world-leading user-friendly fingerprint-based biometric security solutions, is now delivering fingerprint readers for tests within the schools in Stockholm City. Altogether there are about 80,000 teachers and students at over 170 schools who use Stockholm school networks and who can now begin using their fingerprints instead of a password when logging on.